Roscommon's Hornpipe

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X:1 % T:Roscommons Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:William Sydney Mount manuscript copybook, c. 1840, with the notation: “From Mr. S:Wheeler’s collection.” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bmin BA | F2 B2B3d | cdBd cdBd | F2A2A3c | BdAc BcAc | F2B2 BABc | d2d2e2 de | a2a2 fedc | dBcA B2 :| |: F2b2b2 ag | fefg a3z | A2a2 agfe |defg agfe | F2b2b2 ag | fefg a3z | A2 ag fedc | dBcA B2 :|]

ROSCOMMONS HORNPIPE. Irish (?), Hornpipe. B Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. From the music manuscripts of Setauket, Long Island, painter and fiddler William Sydney Mount (1807-1868). Mount had evidently copied it from a book or ms. in the possession of Mr. S. Wheeler, perhaps a musical acquaintance or friend.

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